Green River, Utah – Pack the car and bring the whole family to beautiful Green River, Utah, for the town’s second Rock & Mineral Festival. Hosted at the John Wesley Powell River History Museum from March 23-25, the festival is free and open to the public and will feature rock and mineral vendors, educational booths, natural history field trips, and fun for the whole family. Visit greenriverrocks.com for the most up-to-date schedule of events.
Festivities begin Friday evening, March 23, with a lecture on the aquatic adaptations in a lineage of extinct sloths by BLM Regional Paleontologist Greg McDonald. Vendors, craft demonstrators and family activities will be set up on the museum grounds on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Experts will lead field trips to Fossil Point, nearby dinosaur tracks, the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, and petroglyph sites during the weekend.
There are a few spots still available for vendors. Visit greenriverrocks.com for vendor information.
The festival is accepting sponsors. Call Maria at (435) 564-3330 for details.
The Green River Rock & Mineral festival is made possible by Epicenter, the Emery County Travel Board, the City of Green River, Sorenson Legacy Foundation, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), City of Green River, Alison Jean Cole, Anna Evans, John Wesley Powell River History Museum, Jackie Nelson, Robber’s Roost Motel and more.
Epicenter, located at 180 South Broadway in Green River, is a non-profit design studio creating positive change through year-round community-based projects with the ultimate goal of accentuating the rural pride and pioneering spirit of Green River, Utah. Learn more about Epicenter at www.ruralandproud.org.
The John Wesley Powell River History Museum, located at 1765 East Main Street in Green River, connects people and communities to the significance of river history by celebrating the cultures and landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. Learn more about the museum at johnwesleypowell.com.
PO Box 444
180 S Broadway
Green River, Utah 84525